Exploring the .NET CoreFX Part 4: The Requires Convenience Class

This is part 4 of my Exploring the .NET CoreFX Series. The System.Collections.Immutable project in the .NET CoreFX includes a convenience class called Requires, which looks like:

internal static class Requires
{
    [DebuggerStepThrough]
    public static T NotNull([ValidatedNotNull]T value, string parameterName)
        where T : class // ensures value-types aren't passed to a null checking method
    {
        if (value == null)
        {
            throw new ArgumentNullException(parameterName);
        }

        return value;
    }

    ...
}

This allows other methods to write code like:

public void Foo(string bar)
{
    Requires.NotNull(bar);

    ...
}

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